Aaron Siskind’s photographs isolate, and render almost abstract, details of the outdoors from both natural and urban settings. His images are often considered the photographic equivalent of Abstract Expressionism, in that they look “painterly” and evoke the gestural abstraction of the New York School.
Gelatin silver photograph
Image: 18 x 13 in. (45.7 x 33.0 cm)
Sheet: 19 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (50.3 x 40.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Robert L. Smith and Patricia L. Sawyer
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Aaron Siskind (American, 1903-1991). Chicago 9C, 1948. Gelatin silver photograph, Image: 18 x 13 in. (45.7 x 33.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Robert L. Smith and Patricia L. Sawyer, 1999.127.6. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.127.6_transp4836.jpg)
overall, 1999.127.6_transp4836.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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